FSF takes on Windows 7
Aug 26, 2009, 19:59 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The seven deadly sins are, according to the FSF, the
"seven major areas where proprietary software in general and
Microsoft Windows in particular hurt all computer users: invading
privacy, poisoning education, locking users in, abusing standards,
leveraging monopolistic behavior, enforcing DRM (Digital
Restrictions Management), and threatening user security."
"Beside the Web site, and a public demonstration at the Boston
Common, the FSF elaborated on these points in a letter to the
leaders of the Fortune 500 companies. Well, actually 499 CEOs
since, as the FSF notes on the site, "We didn't think Microsoft